It tells the life story of the now 43-year-old Potts, up to the point where he enters Britain’s Got Talent.
“So every time Paul Potts sings in the film, Paul Potts’s singing comes through.” That said, Corden did have “lots of lessons about breathing and stuff”.
Corden spoke to The Big Issue on December 21, 2015 about the long distance move and how it’s impacted his family.
However, although he acknowledged that distance from his relatives can be tough at times, he’s home more often than he would be making movies. Julia works in TV so she doesn’t think it’s a big deal that James is a star.
He pushes quite hard when he hits those big notes.” Sounds tricky, no?
Even for a performer of Corden’s Tony Award-winning versatility, doing justice to the life and times of the ill-starred-but-ultimately victorious Potts – big of voice (and girth), but even bigger of troubled backstory – was a tall order. “That was one of the hardest things, really,” admits Corden, acknowledging the dentally challenged smile that, underlaying Potts’s still-breathtaking BGT audition rendition of Nessun Dorma, has now been viewed 116 million times on You Tube.
“I kind of sung, then Paul has gone in the studio and looped his vocals to my voice,” explains Corden of the comedy directed by David Frankel (The Devil Wears Prada) and overseen by two titans of global entertainment, Simon Cowell and Harvey Weinstein."You get into your house and shut the door and it’s lovely to be greeted by this person who’s become the most important thing.It’s amazing." James and Julia married in 2012, in a lavish, star-studded ceremony attended by the likes of Matt Smith, Jimmy Carr and David Walliams.Earlier this week, members of the Soho House private members’ club, who pay up to £1,000 a year for membership – which entitles them to use the facilities at Babington House – received an email saying the venue would be closed from midday on Friday until lunchtime today.since taking over for Craig Ferguson in December 2014.
He tied the knot to his wife Julia Carey on September 15, 2012 and the couple have two children together.